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Pre-convention bash in St. Petersburg



We're late posting this, but here's the news release: On the eve of the Republican NationalConvention, several of Florida’s leading political and public affairsconsultants will be hosting an invitation-only party at Cassis AmericanBrasserie. The “FullLid Party” will be the go-to after party following theofficial welcome reception at Tropicana Field. 

“Everyonehas been asking where the after-party is on Sunday, well this is it,” said Peter Schorsch, executive editor “The invite list guarantees that reporters and campaigninsiders will share plenty of scoops, spin, and drinks.”

PeterSchorsch will be hosting the party along with co-hosts Sarah Bascom of Bascom Communications, Kevin Cate of Kevin CateCommunications, Brian Hughes of MeteoricMedia Strategies, Michelle Todd, and Rick Wilson.

Title sponsors include The Mosaic Company, All Children’s Hospital, Progress Energy and Tucker Hall. Sponsorship opportunities arestill available, including naming rights and reserved slots to this invitation-only event.

Immediately followingthe official welcome reception, the “Full Lid Party” will offer a full, premium,open bar and first-class food. Jazz singer and local favorite Lisa Casalinowill provide live entertainment.

Further information, including invitation requestsand sponsorship inquiries, may be requested by emailing [email protected] website promoting the event is live at

[Last modified: Saturday, August 4, 2012 3:30pm]


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